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Table 4 The different recipes of the pumpkin for consumption (n = 120)

From: Ethnobotanical study of pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duchesne) landraces in Benin

Recipes Side dishes Mean number of times pumpkins are consumed per month
Cooked Ekpin Groundnut oil, pepper juice, fried food 9.45
Fried Ekpin Pepper juice 9
Frying Cowpea, rice 10.95
Stew 10.12
Simple sauce Solidified corn pap, rice 9.61
Egussi sauce Solidified corn pap, rice 12
Okra sauce Solidified corn pap, pounded yam 4
Vegetable Sauce Solidified corn pap, cooked gari 10.67
Groundnut sauce Solidified corn pap, rice, crushed yam 6